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St. Ann's Young Men's Society fonds

  • F023
  • Fonds
  • 1896-1974, predominant 1896-1944

The St. Ann's Young Men's Society fonds contains records relating to the activities and functions of the St. Ann's Young Men's Society. Materials in this fonds document the Society's programs in athletics, drama, debating, and theater. Records also concern the general operation and administration of the Society.

Documents include, but are not limited to, correspondence, reports (annual reports, treasurer reports, secretary reports, librarian reports, meeting reports, and activity reports), flyers, calendars of events, programs, contracts, lists of participants, financial statements, newspaper clippings, receipts, and a ledger.

St. Ann's Young Men's Society

Harry Hill fonds

  • P0217
  • Fonds
  • 1896-2003, predominant 1979-1999

The fonds provides information on the personal and professional life of Harry Hill and some about his family.

The fonds includes personal documents, photographs, manuscripts of novels and short stories, press clippings of reviews, theatre programs, reprints of articles by Harry Hill, awards, academic diplomas, sound and video recordings of Harry Hill in performance and of performances he directed.

Hill, Harry

Herb Johnson fonds

  • P0088
  • Fonds
  • 1898-1987

The fonds consists of materials assembled by Herb Johnson. It reflects his career as a musical performer, combo and dance band/orchestra leader, and musicians' union member and executive, as well as his personal interests and personal life.

The fonds documents the dance band and jazz music scene from the 1930s through the 1980s, primarily in Montreal. It is a valuable source of documentation on the bebop style of jazz that emerged in the 1940s, and of documentation related to the Senior Musicians' Association and Orchestra.

The fonds consists of manuscript and print music, including arrangements by Herb Johnson; personal correspondence; saxophone and clarinet technique books and articles; books and articles on arranging, harmonizing, and other facets of music; photographs; notebooks; personal financial records; programs, clippings, and other memorabilia; and magazines. The fonds includes sound recordings as well as objects including music portfolios, pocket handkerchiefs, and a record carrying case. There are also union-related correspondence, financial documents, contracts and other documents related to musicians' pay and benefits, founding documents, constitutions and by-laws, questionnaires, ballot papers, agendas, minutes, and address books.

The fonds is arranged in the following series and sub-series:

P0088/1 Correspondents
P0088/1A Family and friends
P0088/1B Music colleagues
P0088/1C Personal business correspondents
P0088/2 Personal files
P0088/2A Personal interests and personal affairs
P0088/2B Music industry
P0088/2C Music technique
P0088/2D Photographs
P0088/3 Union activity
P0088/3A Musicians' Guild of Montreal
P0088/3B Senior Musicians' Association
P0088/4 Print and manuscript music
P0088/5 Technique books, manuals, tutors, methods
P0088/6 Magazines and promotional literature
P0088/7 Collection of sound recordings
P0088/7A Privately recorded sound recordings
P0088/7B Commercial sound recordings.

Johnson, Herb

Loyola Alumni Association fonds

  • P0116
  • Fonds
  • 1898-1995

The fonds provides information on alumni activities. There are also records related to the Loyola Hall of Fame and the Loyola Medal.

The fonds consists of by-laws, correspondence, accounting records, lists of nominations, honours presentations documentation, reference documentation on various social activities organised for the alumni members, minutes, fund raising literature, and membership lists, as well as photographs and audiovisual records of activities, publications and memorabilia. There are also four reels of microfilmed press clippings.

Loyola College. Loyola Alumni Association

Claude Willett Thompson fonds

  • P0039
  • Fonds
  • [19--], 1937-1951

The fonds provides information from Thompson's writing projects on the history of Scouting, and on humanism, as well as his participation in World War I.

The fonds consists of memorabilia of Claude W. Thompson's and his brother's participation in World War I. It includes correspondence, press clippings, and a copy of a paper he wrote on Canadian author and historian William Wood (1864-1947). There is also a review of William Wood's book The Fight for Canada, and a copy of the book.

Thompson, Claude Willett

David (Dave) Clark fonds

  • F021
  • Fonds
  • [19--]-2006

The David Clark fonds provides insight into the career of musician David Clark in the second half of the 20th century. It documents Dave Clark’s professional activity as an instrumentalist; bandleader, arranger and transcriber; and as a teacher. The fonds also documents Dave Clark’s involvement in the Fossils Club of Montreal and serves to document some of the club's musical performances.

The fonds includes musical scores, sheet music, and song books, covering both classical music and jazz; scripts for plays; programs; sound recordings; plaques; and photographs. In addition to published music, the fonds includes music arranged or transcribed by Dave Clark and other musicians.

The fonds is organized into the following series:
F021/A Fossils Club of Montreal
F021/B Musical scores
F021/C Sound recordings

Clark, David

Graeme Clyke fonds

  • F027
  • Fonds
  • [19--] ; 1951-2014, predominantly [197-]-[198-]

The Graeme Clyke fonds consists of materials created and accumulated by Graeme Baxter Clyke related to the Negro Community Centre (NCC), Union United Church, Royal Arthur School, Little Burgundy, and Saint-Henri. Photographs showcase programs and activities offered at NCC, including dance and music lessons, arts and crafts, wood working, sports, summer camps, and games. They also depict NCC staff, including but not limited to Stanley Clyke, Emily Clyke, Lawrence Sitahal, Daisy Peterson Sweeney, Martha Griffiths, and Mrs. Palmas. Photographs also show the interior and exterior of the NCC, Union United Church, Royal Arthur School, and the Universal Negro Improvement Association (U.N.I.A.). They also depict many other buildings around Little Burgundy and Saint-Henri. Students and teachers at the NCC and Royal Arthur School appear throughout the photographs, as do members of the Union United Church. Textual records in the fonds consist of those documenting the administration of the NCC, including its programs, activities, and services, and the memorial service of Roy States.

The Graeme Clyke fonds is divided into 4 series:
• F027/A Negro Community Centre
• F027/B Union United Church
• F027/C Royal Arthur School
• F027/D Little Burgundy and Saint-Henri

Clyke, Graeme

Sur Rodney (Sur) fonds

  • P234
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1900]-2019, predominantly 1974-2019

The Sur Rodney (Sur) fonds gives an insight into the life and career of Sur Rodney (Sur), from his childhood in Montreal until today. It informs about his family background and early life as part of Montreal’s black community during the 1950s and 1960s. The fonds illustrates Sur Rodney’s work as an artist and activist, and it presents the North-American and more precisely the New York East Village art scene around Sur Rodney (Sur) from the 1960s to 2018, by the means of personal correspondence exchanged with Sur Rodney (Sur), exhibition catalogues, and documents related to The Sur Rodney (Sur) Show (1980) and the All New Sur Rodney (Sur) Show (1981). It also contains information about the AIDS crisis, the organization Visual Aids and Sur Rodney’s implication within this context.

The fonds is organized into the following series:

P0234/A The Adams family and Sur Rodney (Sur)’s personal life
P0234/B The Artist Sur Rodney (Sur) and fellow artists

The fonds includes, but is not limited to, photographs, art works, scrap-books, posters, speaking notes, correspondence, programs, flyers, newspaper clippings, ephemera, publications with contributions by Sur Rodney (Sur), moving images and sound recordings.

Sur Rodney (Sur)

Joe Bell fonds

  • P010
  • Fonds
  • 1934-1950, predominantly 1934-1945

The fonds provides information on jazz music and musicians in Montreal during the 1930s and 1940s.

The fonds consists of two scrapbooks Joe Bell kept during those years. It contains publicity photographs of orchestras and individual performers, clippings, menus, and cards from various night clubs and ballrooms. The fonds also includes 11 audio discs.

Bell, Joe

Al Palmer fonds

  • P0084
  • Fonds
  • [19--] ; 1936-1971

The Al Palmer Fonds provides information on Montreal and other cities, as gathered by Al Palmer through his journalistic career between 1940 and 1971.

The fonds includes thematic files on people and topics that Al Palmer covered in his columns and police chronicles. It contains notes, copies of court records, clippings, programs, brochures, and photographs.

Palmer, Alan Douglas

Department of Athletics fonds

  • I0034.1
  • Fonds
  • 1901-1975

The fonds documents the activities including the intra-mural and varsity programs of the Loyola College Department of Athletics from 1901 until 1975.

It contains team contracts, rosters, programs, schedules, reports, press clippings, films of games, objects, photographs, etc. It also contains files related to the introduction of the program in Bio-Physical Education which was initiated by the Department of Athletics and its director, Ed Enos.

The fonds is organized in the following series:

I034.1/1131 Curriculum Development Files - Faculties and Academic Departments
I034.1/1310 Academic Session Organization
I034.1/1330 Teaching Activities
I034.1/4210 University Policies and Procedures
I034.1/4310 Internal Audit
I034.1/5110 Planning
I034.1/5111 Committees and Meetings
I034.1/5112 Reports, Studies and Analyses
I034.1/5160 University Events
I034.1/5170 External Relations
I034.1/5172 Public Relations Activities
I034.1/5250 Group Insurance
I034.1/5260 Civil Liability Insurances
I034.1/5262 Insurance Claims without Litigation
I034.1/5410 Internal News and Announcements
I034.1/5420 Media Relations
I034.1/5430 Media Coverage
I034.1/5460 Promotional Materials
I034.1/6110 Staff and Position Management
I034.1/6111 Job Profiles
I034.1/6131 Job Posting and Hiring Criteria
I034.1/6210 Administrative and Support Staff ‐ Permanent Employee Files
I034.1/8110 Space Management
I034.1/8120 Property Files
I034.1/9211 Historical Evolution
I034.1/9510 Recreation Programs Management
I034.1/9520 Varsity Sport Management
I034.1/9530 Varsity Sport Teams and Clubs
I034.1/9540 Championships and Tournaments
I034.1/9550 Sport and Athletics Recognition Events
I034.1/9560 Athletics Awards and Bursaries

Loyola College. Department of Athletics

David McKeen fonds

  • P0042
  • Fonds
  • 1905-1981

The fonds provides information on English country houses and heraldry, which were topics of research conducted by David McKeen while he was a member of the English Department.

The fonds consists of correspondence, notes, excerpts from publications, and clippings.

McKeen, David

Myron Sutton fonds

  • P019
  • Fonds
  • 1908-1945

The fonds provides an overview of Myron Sutton's musical career in the United States and Canada, particularly Montreal. It documents the careers of the various bands with which Myron Sutton was affiliated, and those he led, including the Royal Ambassadors and the Canadian Ambassadors. It also provides general information on the jazz music scene and Montreal night life during the 1930s.

The fonds consists of sound recordings and a scrapbook containing correspondence, contracts, programs, press clippings, and photographs.

Sutton, Myron

Brian McKenna fonds

  • P0112
  • Fonds
  • 1908-1996, predominant 1945-1996

The Brian McKenna fonds provides detailed background on a large number of current events, issues, and personages of the second half of the twentieth century.

It consists of materials in a variety of formats accumulated by Brian McKenna in the course of research for, and production of, The Fifth Estate films and other projects. It includes research notes and materials for his articles and books, and documents his involvement as the Max Bell Fellowship visiting professor at the University of Regina School of Journalism, as well as his involvement with the Committee for Investigative Journalism. It also provides information on McKenna Purcell Productions Inc.

The fonds contains research notes, scripts, manuscripts, galley proofs, raw and final videotapes, transcripts of interviews and court hearings, and clippings related to most of the documentaries and film projects.

The fonds is organized into the following series:

P0112/A Personal records and student activities
P0112/B Journalist
P0112/C Involvement in the journalistic community
P0112/D Speeches
P0112/E Awards
P0112/F Administration and personnel
P0112/G Documentaries
The largest series is Documentaries P0112/G It is organized alphabetically according to the name of the series (e.g., The Fifth Estate) for which each proposed or actual documentary was intended.

McKenna, Brian

Jack Tietolman fonds

  • P0113
  • Fonds
  • 1909-1994

The fonds is witness to the management and growth of a Montreal AM and FM radio station from the 1930s to the 1990s, and to the professional and community activities of owner Jack Tietolman.

The fonds consists mainly of administrative and financial records, advertising sales records, broadcasting records, and personal records and memorabilia.

The fonds is organized into the following series:

P0113/A Personal records
P0113/B Radio stations management

Tietolman, Jack

Anne Savage fonds

  • P0146
  • Fonds
  • 1909-1971

The fonds provides information on Anne Savage's activities as an artist and art teacher. There is also information on other Canadian artists.

The fonds consists of correspondence, art works and copies, scrapbooks, pedagogical notes, biographical documents, public lectures, photographs, catalogues and other materials associated with exhibitions, and press clippings. Also included are taped interviews with Anne Savage by H.A. Calvin.

The fonds is organized according to the following series:

P0146/1 Biography
P0146/2 Public lectures
P0146/3 Pedagogical notes
P0146/4 Miscellaneous by and about Anne Savage
P0146/5 Correspondence to Anne Savage
P0146/6 Correspondence from Anne Savage
P0146/7 Miscellaneous correspondence
P0146/8 Unidentified correspondence
P0146/9 Photographs
P0146/10 Anne Savage: family and neighbours; clippings
P0146/11 Baron Byng High School
P0146/12 Art education: pamphlets and papers
P0146/13 Clippings: art education
P0146/14 Clippings: art; artists; exhibitions; museums
P0146/15 Exhibitions: announcements, catalogues, entry forms, and artist statements
P0146/16 A.Y. Jackson
P0146/17 Florence Wyle
P0146/18 Transcripts [of interviews with Anne Savage]
P0146/19 Scrapbook I
P0146/20 Scrapbook II
P0146/21 Scrapbook III

Savage, Anne

Lucien Desmarais fonds

  • P063
  • Fonds
  • 1911-1988, predominant 1947-1988

The fonds documents the arts and crafts in Montreal and elsewhere between the late 1940s and the 1980s. The fonds covers the evolution of Lucien Desmarais' career from its beginnings at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts until his death in 1988, including his activities in theatre and his travels. The fonds also reveals his diverse interests in theatre, entertainment, and general culture. The fonds is based on the professional activities of Lucien Desmarais, tisserand concepteur (weaver-designer) and gives information on his creations for high fashion and interior decoration and the annual exhibitions in which he participated. The fonds also gives information on his involvement in numerous associations and cultural organizations as founder, director, and jury member. The fonds gives information on his teaching activities and the courses he gave at various colleges, as well as his speeches.

The fonds includes correspondence, textile samples, course notes, theatre programs, posters, invitations to openings and exhibits, photographs, clippings, drawings, albums, and a scrapbook of clippings of fashion photographs with swatches of the fabrics used in the garments shown. It includes a major collection of documents on the history of textiles and the artists and craftspersons who made them.

The fonds is organized into the following series:
P063/A Biography
P063/B Education
P063/C Administration
P063/D Financial records
P063/E Theatrical properties man
P063/F Weaver-designer
P063/G Consultant
P063/H Teaching and speeches
P063/I External relations
P063/J Travels
P063/K Awards and honours
P063/L Writings and publications
P063/M Research documents
P063/N Shows
P063/O Graphic materials

Desmarais, Lucien

Irving Layton fonds

  • F001
  • Fonds
  • 1912-1997

Irving Layton fonds consists of records relating to Layton’s life and activities as a writer. Records include correspondence between family members, professionals, friends, newspapers and periodicals, colleges and universities, reviews of Layton’s works, fan letters, published material, offprints of poems, transcripts of interviews, publicity for public appearances and readings, reviews of his works, foreign language articles, manuscripts and drafts of monographs and poems, transcripts of interviews, newspaper clippings, notebooks, journals, calendars, schedules, agendas, personal papers including bills, invoices, finances, awards and certificates, and audio visual material.

The fonds is divided into 16 series:
F001/A Objects
F001/B Audio recordings
F001/C Clippings
F001/D Conferences and festivals
F001/E Correspondence
F001/F Art works
F001/G Manuscripts, poems, articles, and essays
F001/H Notebooks and journals
F001/I Personal papers
F001/J Photographs
F001/K Public appearances
F001/L Reviews
F001/M Schedules
F001/N Scrapbooks
F001/O Transcripts and interviews
F001/P Video recordings

Layton, Irving

John Gilmore fonds

  • P0004
  • Fonds
  • 1912-2007

The fonds provides information on jazz in Montreal between 1916 and 2007.

The fonds contains the material John Gilmore gathered for his two books. It contains research notes, sound recordings including interviews with musicians and others, photographs, posters, correspondence, and a manuscript of Swinging in Paradise: The Story of Jazz in Montreal.

The fonds is organized in the following series:
P0004/A Research material
P0004/B Manuscripts
P0004/C Reviews
P0004/D Lectures and interviews

Gilmore, John

John O'Neill Gallery fonds

  • P0136
  • Fonds
  • 1913-1919

The fonds provides information on sports at Loyola College and McGill University, real-estate transactions in Montreal, and Canadian history.

The fonds consists of a scrapbook of press clippings documenting student sports activities at Loyola College; the clippings were gathered by John O'Neill Gallery while he was a student. Also included are early 20th-century legal documents, primarily related to real estate transactions conducted by the O'Neill / Gallery families; nine late 19th- / early 20th-century books on Montreal and Canadian history; a 1904 book entitled Irish Literature, and a photograph of the 1919 McGill University rugby team .

Gallery, John O'Neill

Thomas McLaren fonds

  • P0036
  • Fonds
  • 1913-1947, predominant 1913-1914

The fonds provides information on the construction of Loyola College.

The fonds includes specifications, contracts, and correspondence.

McLaren, Thomas

James J. McGarry, S.J. fonds

  • P0049
  • Fonds
  • 1914-1927

The fonds provides information on the presence of James McGarry as a student at Loyola High School and Loyola College.

The fonds consists of photographs of class activities and sports teams.

McGarry, James J.

Hugh Percival Illsley fonds

  • P012
  • Fonds
  • 1914-[198-]

The fonds provides information on Hugh P. Illsley's military service, his travel to Europe with his family, and his work as a Montreal architect.

The fonds consists of correspondence, a photograph album, sets of photographs, ledgers, and scrapbooks.

Percival, Hugh

Mary Morter fonds

  • P0239
  • Fonds
  • 1914-2001, predominantly 1969-1975

The Mary Morter fond contains documents pertaining to theater in Montreal. More specifically, the fonds is composed of materials concerning the Instant Theatre and the Pendulum Theatre, both located in Montreal and founded and run by Mary Morter in the 1960s and 1970s. The fonds provides an overview of the programming at both theatres. It also provides insight into how the theaters were perceived by the public. In addition, the fonds contains a number of documents focusing on the play North American Indian Legends by Pendulum Theatre. Documents created by other theatres located in Montreal or Toronto provide additional insight into the English-speaking theatre scene in those cities in the 20th century.

The Mary Morter fonds contains theatre programs, photographs, posters, correspondence, magazines, scrapbooks of newspaper clippings, a sound recording, and various plays, among other documents.

Morter, Mary

Mary Mahon fonds

  • P0189
  • Fonds
  • 1915-1943

The materials in the fonds document the political and religious life of an Irish immigrant living in Montreal in the early 20th century.

The fonds includes correspondence, flags, and various memorabilia.

Mahon, Mary

Maura McKeon fonds

  • P0212
  • Fonds
  • 1918, 1935-1963

The fonds illustrates theatre life in Montreal from 1918 to 1963, in particular the presentations at His Majesty’s Theatre, later Her Majesty’s Theatre, in Montreal, Quebec.

The fonds consists of theatre programs from the His Majesty’s Theatre, later known as Her Majesty’s Theatre, Montreal.

McKeon, Maura

Dorothy Davis fonds

  • P0098
  • Fonds
  • 1919-1993

The fonds provides information on Montreal Children's Theatre and its founders.

The fonds consists of five scrapbooks including press clippings and articles, as well as photographs, a video cassette of a media interviews with Dorothy Davis [ca. 1983, 1984] and of a report on her death in 1993, and the honourary degrees conferred by Concordia University on Dorothy Davis and Violet Walters in 1984.

Davis, Dorothy

Office of the Principal fonds

  • I0010
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1924] - 1985

The fonds provides information on the evolution of Sir George Williams University and on the beginning of Concordia University. This fonds is mainly composed Dr. John W. O’Brien’s files as Principal of SGWU until 1974 and as Concordia University’s first Rector until May 1984. There are also some Michael Sheldon's files as Assistant to Principal of SGWU.

The fonds includes such textual records as correspondence, minutes, financial and other reports, clippings, and procedures and policies. It includes photographs, cartographic items, artifacts, and sound recordings. The fonds is divided into the following series:

I010/01 Associations
I010/02 Budget
I010/03 Budget control and accounting
I010/04 Buildings and properties
I010/05 Committees
I010/06 Computer facilities and operations
I010/07 Conferences, seminars, and special activities
I010/08 Cooperation and exchange activities
I010/09 Curriculum and programs
I010/10 Financing
I010/11 General correspondence
I010/12 Insurance
I010/13 Legal affairs and contracts
I010/14 Libraries and documentation centres
I010/15 Publications
I010/16 Publicity and public relations
I010/17 Relations /services, external
I010/18 Relations /services, internal
I010/19 Research activities
I010/20 Scholarships, awards and prizes
I010/21 Staff, general
I010/22 Staff, administrative and support
I010/23 Staff, teaching
I010/24 Statistics
I010/25 Student life
I010/26 Student records
I010/27 Teaching activities
I010/28 University organizations, policy and planning
I010/29 Photographs

Sir George Williams University. Office of the Principal

Desmond Rupert Adams fonds

  • P0241
  • Fonds
  • 1925-2007

The Desmond Rupert Adams fonds consists of personal, family, and studio photographs including studio portraits, commercial assignments and personal explorations. The majority of the photographs are portraits. Some photographs depict Expo '67, the Olympic games in Montreal 1976, and street life in Montreal.

The fonds contains a variety of photographic formats, art works, and exhibition prints. There are photo albums, some audio-visual documents and some studio client files.

Adams, Desmond Rupert

Loyola College Dramatic Society fonds

  • P0149
  • Fonds
  • 1927-1958, predominant 1940-1958

The fonds provides information on the artistic activities of the Loyola College Dramatic Society.
The fonds consists mainly of play programs, press clippings, and photographs.

Loyola College. Dramatic Society

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